Qatar Airways will keep investing in new routes and increased services to Italy as the country is an incredibly important destination for the airline, said Qatar Airways Group chief executive Akbar Al Baker.
Al Baker, addressing a
Qatar Airways has reached an agreement with Boeing to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs valued at $11.7 billion at list prices in line with its fleet expansion strategy.
The airline also signed a Letter of Intent for
Boeing Co is close to clinching a large sale of widebody jetliners to Qatar Airways, a deal that moved closer with the recent US approval of Boeing fighter jet sales to the Gulf nation, according to two people familiar with the situation.
Qatar Airways plans to make a major aircraft purchase, its chief executive said on Wednesday, to meet fleet expansion plans and boost its global network.
Akbar Al Baker did not comment on the details of the order, nor on which man
Qatar Airways said that an aircraft that was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Thursday landed safely and that passengers had disembarked as normal.
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A Qatar Airways aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Thursday after one of its engines caught fire shortly after take-off, broadcaster CNN Turk reported.
The Airbus 330 had been hea
La Liga champions Barcelona said they agreed a one-year extension to their shirt sponsorship with Qatar Airways, increasing the annual value of the deal to around 35 million euros ($38 million) according to Spanish media reports.
Qatar Airways signed an agreement to purchase 49 per cent of Italian airline Meridiana on Thursday, the Gulf-based carrier said in a statement.
The agreement is "subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions, before the clo
Qatar Airways has agreed to acquire up to 10 per cent of Latin America's largest airline Latam Airlines, in a $613 million deal that requires the consent of existing shareholders at the Chile-based carrier, the two companies said on Tuesday.
Qatar Airways Group, the parent company of the Doha-based airline, reported a 328 per cent jump in net profits at its airline operations on Monday.
The carrier, owned by the government of Qatar, posted a net profit of QR1.6 billio